Loring Greenway, Minnesota - Photo by Charles Birnbaum, 2006

M. Paul Friedberg Oral History

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M. Paul Friedberg has been a creative force in the field of landscape architecture for more than 50 years as a practitioner, author, mentor, and educator.

A founder of the Urban Landscape Architecture Program at the City College of New York, he helped shape the profession as a leading designer of socially responsible, public spaces.

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Interview: M. Paul Friedberg, FASLA, was interviewed by Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, during the annual meeting of the American Society of Landscape Architects in Minneapolis, Minnesota and on site at Peavey Plaza and the Loring Park Greenway on October 5-6, 2006 in Minneapolis. A second interview was conducted on May 22, 2008 at projects in and around New York City.

M. Paul Friedberg Oral History Transcript


Reflections: The Cultural Landscape Foundation contacted colleagues who worked with and for Friedberg at his office and his former students at the City College of New York. A number of these individuals are specifically referenced in the interview.

M. Paul Friedberg Reflections


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